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About Simon Lai
Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

Smart new tyre tech from Continental

September 22, 2017 Simon Lai

Those black rubbery things that your car runs along on are actually a significantly important contributor to your cars handling, braking and stability. But, despite their importance, as we know, tyres are often pretty much […]

Volvo XC40 unveiled

September 22, 2017 Simon Lai

The new-generation of Volvo cars is set to welcome this all-new offering – the Volvo XC40. The Chinese-owned Swedish car company unveiled their first ever compact SUV overnight and intend to take the fight up […]

2017 Kia Rondo S Review

September 21, 2017 Simon Lai

As with last week’s review of the Kia Soul, the Kia Rondo is another in the range that doesn’t get much love and one, that I assumed, was due to its basic construction. However, this […]

Fresh looks for 2018 Hyundai Accent

September 20, 2017 Simon Lai

The Hyundai Accent is not the newest or the flashiest car in the Hyundai line-up, but it’s continually one of the Korean brands best-selling models in Australia. Consistently out-selling rivals like Mazda2 and Toyota Yaris, […]

Renault Captur updated for 2018

September 20, 2017 Simon Lai

The Renault Captur will benefit from a number of tweaks for 2018, including minor styling changes and the addition of some new features. The small SUV also sees a shift to a simplified two variant […]

Airbag Recall for LandCruiser 100/200 Series

September 19, 2017 Simon Lai

A recall of some Toyota LandCruiser SUV/4x4s sold in Australia has been initiated after a possible airbag issue was identified. The recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and both […]

EDC available in Renault Kangoo

September 19, 2017 Simon Lai

Renault has recently introduced the Efficient Dual Clutch (EDC) into their Kangoo models in the UK for the first time, now it’s coming to Australia. The new auto transmission was offered in the Kangoo dCi […]

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan scores top SUV award

September 19, 2017 Simon Lai

Its proving a big sales success in Australia, now the new-generation Volkswagen Tiguan has just added taken another motoring award. The new Tiguan has just been named Cars.com Compact SUV of the Year 2017. Related: Volkswagen […]

Genesis G70 Launched

September 15, 2017 Simon Lai

Hyundai has launched their latest offering in the luxury arm of the brand – the Genesis G70 – in Namyang, South Korea. The new sports sedan is a smaller version of the G90 and G80, […]

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